Ulysses

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Rupa & Company, 2004 - Alienation (Social psychology) - 804 pages
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Though initial preparation for the work began in 1902, Ulysses, a modernist classic, was eventually published in 1922. A remarkable conflation of mythology, symbolism, philosophy, social realism and humanity, this tale of the events of a single day (June 16, 1904) in Dublin is loosely based on Homer's Odyssey.

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Roughly 50% of the prose is flat out spectacular. - LibraryThing
Hard to read, but I'm really glad I read it. - LibraryThing
It is the closest we have of prose as poetry. - LibraryThing

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User Review  - charlie68 - LibraryThing

A good but I don't know if I would recommend it to anyone. A literary work as a triathlon, demands a lot of the reader. At 800 pages plus it takes patience to stick with and then finish this work. At times coarse and at others heavenly lyrical. Read full review

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User Review  - jlsimon7 - LibraryThing

After having tried multiple times to read this book I decided to look at the reviews. I knew the book to be a masterpiece by repute and added it to my collection expecting to enjoy it. I've tried but ... Read full review

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